Art Exhibit Installed Along Powelton Avenue
Mural Arts Philadelphia has partnered with SHOT: We the People to create a public art exhibition of 30 large-scale vinyl photographs from the project to be shown on the Saunders Park Greene iron fence directly across the street from Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (between 38th & 39th Streets along Powelton Avenue). SHOT: We the People, a multi-media platform where users can interact and share their stories about gun violence in America, presents its first project on the SHOT platform, SHOT: We the Mothers (SWTM).
Photo by LDavidHinton
Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival Filled Saunders Park Greene with Neighbors, Jazz Fans, and Music!
The 2022 Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival drew 3,000 attendees to Saunders Park Greene (39th & Powelton) on Saturday, July 16 from Noon to 7pm, the second-largest crowd in 16 seasons of performances. The Festival, presented by Wells Fargo, celebrated West Philadelphia and jazz musicians.
Heritage West Offers Workshops, Free Admission to Penn Museum
LoLa 38, People’s Emergency Center's creative placemaking initiative, is partnering with the Penn Museum to deepen meaningful connections between the museum and neighboring West Philadelphia communities. We hope this initiative will broaden access to the Museum’s collections and programs around archaeology and anthropology, taking steps to increase social equity at one of Philadelphia’s top cultural attractions, while strengthening a sense of belonging for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.
Happening in West Philadelphia This Weekend!
Genealogy workshop, criminal record expungement clinic, and Penn Museum Sundays!
Happy Spring from PEC's Community Connectors!
People’s Emergency Center blooms with events and resources this spring!
We are offering a full calendar of classes, food relief, community meetings, historical, cultural, and art programs for West Philadelphia residents this year.
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